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Calcutta University PhD Economics Admission 2019, Dates, Application

University of Calcutta (CU), Kolkata PhD Economics Admission 2019 Notification

Calcutta University PhD Economics Admission 2019 - University of Calcutta (CU), Kolkata invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program in Economics for the academic session 2019

No of Seat: 18 seats


Calcutta University PhD Economics Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Forms can be downloaded from the university website from: 28th January 2019
  • Application for PhD Program including that for the RET with SoP to be submitted by: 12th February 2019
  • Date of RET Exam: 18th February 2019 at 1.00 -3.00 p.m. in the Dept. of Economics
  • Date of Publication of RET Result: 21st February 2019
  • Date of Interview: 27th February 2019 from 11.00am in the Department of Economics


Also See: Top PhD Entrance Exams in India


Eligibility Criteria for Calcutta University PhD Economics Admission 2019

  • Candidate has to have either NET/SET/M. Phil (from any recognized university with 2-semester/1-year course work) or has to qualify in the research entrance test (RET) conducted by the department
  • Those who are expected to obtain M. Phil in Economics (or related discipline like Development Studies, Foreign Policy Management, etc. with Master’s Degree in Economics) from any UGC recognized university by 17th February 2019 would also be exempted from RET and be eligible to appear directly in the interview


Selection Procedure

  • The PhD Entrance Test of 100 marks for the suitable candidates will be held once in a year and the qualifying marks will be fixed at 50%


Structure of the Exam

  • The examination time will be two hours
  • There will be a written Examination. There will be no multiple choice questions
  • Question will be on Economic Theory, Quantitative Economics and Contemporary Global and Indian Economic Problems
  • MCQs will be on Microeconomics Theory (12), Macroeconomic Theory (10
  • Statistics, Econometrics (10) and Mathematical Economics (8). The easy will be from contemporary Global and Indian Economic Problems.
  • The eligible candidates identified through RET/ NET/SET/MPhil have to submit statement of purpose (SoP) indicating the area of research interest (not exceeding 1000 words) on which a final interview will be conducted
  • The SoP has to be submitted at the time of application itself
  • Those who are expected to obtain M.A/M.Sc. in Economics from any UGC recognized university by would also be eligible to apply
  • The Final selection of the candidates will be based on interview performance


Also See: PhD in Economics Admissions 2019


Calcutta University PhD Economics Admission 2019 Application Process

  • Interested candidates should apply in the prescribed application format made available on the University Website www.caluniv.ac.in
  • The duly filled in application form, along with all requisite enclosure documents, should be submitted to the department, latest by 12th February 2019


For any further details regarding application, eligibility criteria and admission procedure, candidates are requested to visit the University Website www.caluniv.ac.in



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